The Ducati Streetfighter V4 S it’s a funny machine. Then again, with a 208-horsepower V4 and more electronics than a space shuttle, how could it not be? But thankfully, it’s also one of the easiest hypergolic bikes to ride, with most of its space-time-warping acceleration happening near its 14,500-rpm redline.

This easy-to-ride nature is something I’ve only experienced with a stock V4 S. What happens if you have an unlimited budget for factory Ducati parts and accessories? Does it change the character of one of the coolest bikes on sale today? In short, hell yes.

Ducati recently sent me a fully equipped Streetfighter V4 S. When I fired it up for the first time outside my quiet home in Pasadena, the noise set off my neighbors’ car alarms. I’m not that popular on my block anymore. (This is good.)

That exhaust is ridiculous. You have been warned.

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For this Streetfighter, Ducati fitted their questionably race-legal Termignoni exhaust system, making it the loudest bike I’ve ever ridden. Seriously, I skipped the earplugs one time and I still regret that decision. On a trip to our favorite photo shoot spot, managing editor Stephen Ewing said he could clearly hear the Ducati buzzing behind him, even though he was in a Ford Explorer with the windows up and the stereo set up. This was at 35 mph in third gear by the way. It is really very strong.

That loud, exotic exhaust — which costs $5,622 — is good for a claimed 6 percent increase in horsepower and torque. This Streetfighter had a few other working parts, such as a race-ready dry clutch ($3,930) that makes it a little harder to ride in traffic, but more importantly, makes the bike sound like a classic Ducati sport bike. This sound can be described as Satan’s tambourine or a washing machine full of disasters — and it’s amazing.

The standard wheels on the V4 S are gorgeous forged aluminum units that offer plenty of strength and are relatively light. But Ducati does offer factory accessory magnesium wheels from Marchesini that are found on this bike. how much are they Hold on to your ass: $5,437. They are also 33% lighter than standard wheels, which is a significant difference for a motorcycle.

There are plenty of carbon fiber mods like the fenders that save some weight for $1,492. Add the carbon fiber frame covers, mudguards, heel guards and instrument box covers and it’s another $3309.

These magnesium wheels are 33% lighter than standard wheels.

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If you’re into accessories, why stop at carbon? Ducati includes our aluminum friend at the party with a racing-look fuel cap from Rizoma for $245 or a pair of aluminum rearview mirrors, also from Rizoma, for $359. Aluminum brake and clutch reservoirs? Also from Rizoma and $211.

That’s already a lot of mods and yet the list goes on. The base Streetfighter V4 S is already an expensive bike with a starting price of $25,495. But by the time you finish one up with all the accessories – as Ducati has done here – you’ve got a bike that costs a whopping $44,626. For context, Ducati’s own lightweight special V4 S features things like carbon fiber wheels and many of the same accessories listed above, but retails for $35,500.

The riding experience offered by this complete love letter to Ducati’s accessories catalog is in some ways inferior to the stock bike. It’s recklessly loud, the clutch is noisy and a bit snappy, and you tend to attract any cop from miles around. But it’s also unique, and when you’re on a canyon ride, that roar bouncing off the hills makes you feel like the coolest biker on the planet. That definitely matters.

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